Blooming Lotus

Two years ago I made a blog post titled “Stop and Smell The Flowers”.   I expressed a little of my philosophy of life, you may want to read it. … Continue Reading →


JiouGung Tunnel / SihWei Tunnel

JiouGung Tunnel also known as SihWei Tunnel  is located on “Little Kinmen”.  Little Kinmen is Lieyu Township, and island next to Kinmen.  There is a bridge that is under construction … Continue Reading →


August 23 Artillery Battle Museum

The August 23 Artillery Battle Museum is located in Jinhu Township on Kinmen Island.  The displays give a complete history of the artillery war.  Entrance is free.


Cheng gong Coastal Defense Tunnel

The Cheng gong Coastal Defense Tunnel is located in Kinmen.  Tunnels played an important part in Taiwan’s defense in the past but technology and strategies have changed and military fortifications … Continue Reading →


Traditional Home Stay in Kinmen

My friend and I did a traditional home stay in a remote area of Kinmen.  We spent 2 nights there and it was a good experience.  Waking up to the … Continue Reading →


Navy Destroyer Museum

The Teyang Navy Destroyer Museum is located in Tainan.  The entry fee is $50 NTD  (about $1.70 USD).  I enjoyed touring this ship, not often that you  have the opportunity … Continue Reading →


Tainan Snacks

Tainan is known for its food so I am going to mention a few snacks that I had for the first time.  Just because I was eating them for the … Continue Reading →


Anping Tree House – Tainan

The Anping Tree House is ranked #2 of 275 things to do in Tainan.  When you think of a tree house you imagine a tree with a small house built … Continue Reading →


Museum of World Religions

The Museum of World Religions is ranked as #79 of 531 things to do in New Taipei City.  It is located at 236 Zhongshan Road in the Yonghe District.  It is … Continue Reading →


Night view from Guanyin Mountain

There are a number of trails on Guanyin Mountain, the most popular being Yinghanling.  The terminal point of that trail is a scenic outlook which is the highest summit on … Continue Reading →